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Vagabond Cruise

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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
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+1 843-363-9026
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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Sunset Dinner Cruise

My husband and I went on cruise for our Anniversary. It was perfect! Not crowded at all and the staff was great. The food was absolutely amazing. The green beans were a bit cool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandersville, Georgia
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Sandersville, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went on cruise for our Anniversary. It was perfect! Not crowded at all and the staff was great. The food was absolutely amazing. The green beans were a bit cool, but they still tasted great. Jayden was our server and it was her 1st night. She fit right in and answered any questions we had about... More 

Thank SouthernBelle35243
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Sunset Sail on Monday night. We had such a nice time that we went on the Afternoon Sail on Friday afternoon. The sailboat is big and we stayed in the Calibogue Sound. Captain Peter is knowledgeable and involved everyone.

Thank Karen F
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat is a little unimpressive, and the staff was just there, but the food was very good, and we enjoyed the evening. There is no explanation of where we are, what we are seeing, etc, which would have been nice, but the food did make up for it. I did not like that the drinks were not included in... More 

1 Thank MBRocks
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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539 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taken by locals on a sunset dinner cruise. The food and drink was forgettable but the trip itself with the views of Harbour Town and Palmetto Island are very worthwhile. Might be better as a day time activity.

Thank James G
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun cruise. The crew was friendly and the guide was informative. We really loved seeing the dolphins swim near the boat!

Thank Amanda S
Clarkston, Michigan
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steps & railing leading up to the boat should have been used as the anchor. The crew was pleasant and polite. Instead of having informative information as we sailed, pointing out what we were looking seeing, they played scratchy music over the PA system. Only occasionally did they point out a dolphin as we passed. The food should have... More 

1 Thank Zcorwin
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went on an hour-long doplhin cruise. We got to see a few dolphins and even got to touch a cannonball jellyfish. The captain was very informative about the area and the lifestyle of dolphins.

Thank MarcsiB-B
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91 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Dolphins are usually easy to find and the cruise itself is a relaxing change of pace from other hilton head activities. Boat is in excellent condition Comfy and spacious. Good for all ages.

Thank Beth G
2 reviews
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Really a great experience! Sail from Harbor Town and up the channel. The crew has great customer service and will show you how to sail too.

Thank Spencer M
Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Acting on recommendations from our concierge, we made reservations for tonight's dinner cruise. With beautiful weather, we enjoyed the scenic harbor while waiting to board. Shortly after leaving the dock we saw dolphins. Food service was excellent. Brittany McCaskill did a terrific job caring for us. Cheerful, eager to meet any need and quick to answer questions. Saw lots of... More 

Thank uglymosh

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